Kirtled
Kirtled Kir"tled, a. Wearing a kirtle. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

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  • kirtled — kirˈtled adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑kirtle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flowery-kirtled — Flow er*y kir tled, a. Dressed with garlands of flowers. [Poetic & Rare] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flowery-kirtled — flowery kirˈtled adjective (Milton) With a flowery petticoat • • • Main Entry: ↑flower …   Useful english dictionary

  • kirtle — kirtled, adj. /kerr tl/, n. 1. a woman s loose gown, worn in the Middle Ages. 2. Obs. a man s tunic. [bef. 900; ME kirtel, OE cyrtel, appar. equiv. to cyrt(an) to shorten ( L curtus shortened) + el LE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Rondure — Ron dure, n. [Cf. F. rondeur roundness.] 1. A round; a circle. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Roundness; plumpness. [R.] [1913 Webster] High kirtled for the chase, and what was shown Of maiden rondure, like the rose half blown. Lowell. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 1400-1500 in fashion — Fashion in 15th century Europe was characterized by a series of extremes and extravagances, from the voluminous gowns called houppelandes with their sweeping floor length sleeves to the revealing doublets and hose of Renaissance Italy. Hats,… …   Wikipedia

  • kirtle — /ˈkɜtl/ (say kertl) noun Obsolete 1. formerly, a woman s gown or skirt, especially an outer petticoat to protect other garments from dust. 2. formerly, a man s tunic or coat. {Middle English kurtel, Old English cyrtel, probably from Latin curtus… …   Australian English dictionary

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